Fall 2019
Science Impact - Carnegie Science Center
A biannual update on Carnegie Science Center's impact on the community
In this issue, we mark the one-year anniversary of PPG SCIENCE PAVILION™ and take a deeper look at how the Science Center is working to change and improve STEM learning in and out of the classroom. Read more in this letter from Interim Director Jason Brown. opens in a new window

Partnering with educators in Pittsburgh and beyond

Each year, more than 70,000 students take a field trip to the Science Center, and thousands more participate in our competitions, workshops, summer camps, and outreach programs. But our educational offerings don’t end with students — in fact, more than 5,000 educators are reached by the Science Center’s professional development programs every year. Read more about our opportunities for educators to learn and engage with STEM education. opens in a new window
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Partner Spotlight

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Duquesne Light Co.

Duquesne Light Co. has generously supported the Science Center since it opened in 1991 and is now the title sponsor of the Duquesne Light Co. Center for STEM Education and Career Development. Read More About Duquesne Light Co. opens in a new window

Program Spotlight

Young female students and  their teachers

Tour Your Future inspires girls to explore STEM careers

This past summer, we took the Tour Your Future program on the road to Cleveland, Ohio, where a contingent of 31 girls and their chaperones participated in a day full of STEM tours, activities, and career panels with female professionals in a wide variety of fields.


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Mentors in the Making receives national award

Makers + Mentors Network named our Mentors in the Making program the Most Innovative Maker-Centered Learning Program of the Year. The award recognizes the innovative approach the program takes to expand maker-centered learning through long-term mentoring. Read more about Mentors in the Making. opens in a new window


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Bringing PRSEF home to the Science Center

For the first time in its 80-year history, Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair (PRSEF) will be held at Carnegie Science Center on March 25, 2020. Read more about PRSEF. opens in a new window

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Carnegie Science Award nominations are now open

Carnegie Science Awards honor and celebrate outstanding science, technology, and education achievements making a difference in western Pennsylvania and beyond. Nominations for the 2020 Carnegie Science Awards are open through Dec. 1, 2019. Read more about Carnegie Science Awards. opens in a new window

Science Center in the News

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